News

AXIS Supra @ Surface Science Western

Published: 
November 29th 2018
Kratos Analytical is extremely pleased to announce that we are continuing our collaboration with Surface Science Western at the University of Western Ontario after completing installation of their AXIS Supra. This is the third Kratos instrument that SSW has purchased after ordering an AXIS Ultra nearly 20 years ago in 2001.

Global Users' Meeting, October 2019

Published: 
October 25th 2018
Short overview of the Global Users' Meeting 2019 hosted at UC Irvine on 19th October. Here we present an overview of the presentations from at the Global Users meeting, attended by 42 Users from 18 institutes.

AXIS Supra makes the news

Published: 
September 20th 2018
Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Hammond, is shown the AXIS Supra during his visit to Swansea University. The AXIS Supra was the star of the show when Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Hammond, and the Welsh Secretary visited Swansea University in September. The Chancellor was at the University to announce a new £36M UK government industrial strategy funding for clean energy innovation in the construction sector.

Latest applications note

Published: 
February 27th 2018
In a new applications note generated in collaboration with Lancaster University we demonstrate the quantification of layer composition in compound semiconductors of a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSELs). XPS and Ar gas cluster sputter depth profiling has been used to determine the composition of the GaAs / AlxGa1-xAs layers.

AXIS Nova integrated into EUV Beam Line at TNO

Published: 
March 29th 2017
Kratos Analytical have played a pivotal role in developing the 2nd generation EUV exposure and in-situ surface analysis facility at TNO. Kratos have installed and commissioned an AXIS Nova with modified sample handling to interface with the automated reticule sample handling system. The AXIS Nova is used for XPS surface of large EUV masks and pellicles including defect mapping functionality.

Kratos AXIS publications

Published: 
July 29th 2016
A Google Scholar search for "Kratos AXIS" shows that there have been over 15,300 for the 20 year period of 1996 - 2016 or 760 publications per year. This landmark number of publications demonstrates the breadth and depth of research undertaken using Kratos' instruments.